Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The Business of IT - Payment Integrity

Attached below is a link to my latest column in FedTech Magazine on the subject of payment integrity.

Payment integrity and improper payments is a huge problem for the Federal government. In 2010, OMB estimates that Federal agencies released $125 billion in improper payments. There exist commercial analogs that mirror this problem and provide lessons and guidance on how to address it. Should government be doing more to adopt commercial best practices and technologies to reduce improper payments?